First Edition stated. Novel of a young Englishman who is confronted by the "advantages to which his real parentage entitled him". Near Fine but for 1960's ownership signature at front endpaper, in Very Good dustjacket.Item #22838
First Edition. Philip Simmonds wrap around dustjacket art. Historical novel set in Glasgow, from the Pretender's visit in '45 to after the war depression. "All seen through the eyes of the Allisons and their descendants. Allison made sails; a grandson went into steel ships, another sold it all after the war, but his daughter returned to marry the man who had bought it". Very Good in Near Fine bright dustjacket.Item #29121
3.BAERLEIN, Henry.Mariposa on the Way.London: Geoffrey Bles, .
First Edition. Nick dustjacket art. Adventures of beautiful young dancers from Andalucia who penetrate into the profound respectability of an English countryside. Almost Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket, shallow chipping at spine ends, upper rear panel and flap corners.Item #30724
4.BARRINGTON, Margaret.Turn Ever Northward.New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1940.
First Edition, Advance Review Copy in original illustrated wrappers. Author's first novel. Story of Northern Ireland by the wife of Liam O'Flaherty which "races through the World War, the Irish Rebellion, the hectic conspiracies of the Irish patriots, and the post-war years in England". Very Good in wrappers.Item #24678
5.BARRINGTON, Margaret.Turn Ever Northward.New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1940.
First Edition. Author's first book. Story of Northern Ireland by the wife of Liam O'Flaherty which "races through the World War, the Irish Rebellion, the hectic conspiracies of the Irish patriots, and the post-war years in England". Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket, some shallow edge chips, closed tears and wear.Item #27319
6.[BASHFORD, Henry Howarth] ANONYMOUS.Augustus Carp, Esq. By Himself. Being the Autobiography of a Really Good Man.Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1924.
First Edition. Extremely scarce First American Edition of this landmark English comedy concerning a father and son whose unconscious hypocrisy prompted author Anthony Burgess to consider the novel "one of the great comic novels of the twentieth century". The two Carps exploit loved ones, blackmail teachers, and wreck lives while narrating their story with masterful controlled irony. Almost Near Fine in fragile Very Good price-clipped dustjacket with shallow edge chips and wear, small piece of scotch tape at lower front flap (and scotch pieces at verso).Item #27548
7.BENSON, A. C.The House of Menerdue.Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Page and Co., 1925.
First Edition stated. Cresley Bonestell dustjacket art. Romance novel of a young woman who meets her unhappily married cousin. Cornwall, England set novel. Very Good, cup circle at front cover, in Good dustjacket, small stain at lower front panel, shallow chips at spine ends, small chip at mid spine, modest soiling.Item #27673
8.BIRMINGHAM, George A.Spanish Gold.London: Methuen & Co. Ltd, (1935).
Early Reprint Ediiton. Frank dustjacket art. Early novel by Irish clergyman and prolific novelist. Near Fine but for front board with bend and slight crease, foxing to page ends, in a Very Good dustjacket few short tears.Item #24262
10.BOILEAU, Ethel.Clansmen.New York: E. P. Dutton. 1936.
First Edition. Paul Laune dustjacket art. Novel of a Scotch family through the ages. Great wrap-around dustjacket art. Near Fine but for some soiling and a light stain to top page edge, not effecting page margin, in Very Good plus dustjacket, small spine end a flap corner chips, spine color lightly faded.Item #7818
11.BOILEAU, Ethel.Clansmen.New York: E. P. Dutton. 1936.
Early Printing. Paul Laune dustjacket art. Novel of a Scotch family through the ages. Great wrap-around dustjacket art. Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket, few small edge chips, few cm sized internal chip at top right front panel.Item #8232
12.BOOTH, J. B.Old Pink 'Un Days.New York: Dodd, Mead and Co., 1925.
First American Edition. "One of the most widely popular records of Bohemian life in the English language was the sporting sheet fondly known to its readers all over the world as the Pink 'Un. For more than a generation it was the vade mecum of those interested in racing, sports, prize fighting, the theatre, and the varied phases of life which appealed to its public". Uncommon in dustjacket. Very Good, modest cocking, in Very Good dustjacket.Item #31100
13.BORDEN, Mary.Jericho Sands.New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1926.
First Edition. John Austen dustjacket art. Romance novel of the English countryside "laid against a beautifully contrived background of the old landed aristocracy; its theme is the destructive influences of their unbridled passions on the lives of three young people who love not wisely, but too well". Near Fine, contemporary ink address at front free endpaper, in Very Good plus dustjacket.Item #21329
14.BORDEN, Mary.Jericho Sands.New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1926.
Fourth Printing, same month as First. John Austen dustjacket art. Romance novel of the English countryside "laid against a beautifully contrived background of the old landed aristocracy; its theme is the destructive influences of their unbridled passions on the lives of three young people who love not wisely, but too well". Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket, few short closed tears, stain to top rear flap.Item #21627
15.BRAND, Neville.Cloudburst.London: John Lane The Bodley Head Limtited, (1926).
First Edition. Uncommon novel of an English seacoast family and intrigues that lead to the murder of the family matriarch. Not found in Hubin. Very Good in Very Good dustjacket, chipped at spine ends, spotting and soiling to spine.Item #29739
16.BUCHANAN, George.A London Story.New York: E. P. Dutton and Co., (1935).
First Edition. Paul Luane dustjacket art. Business themed novel of two brothers living in London both employed in publicity work at one of London's largest shops. Near Fine in Good to Very Good soiled and edge chipped dustjacket.Item #21652
17.BURKE, Thomas.Limehouse Nights.New York: Robert McBride & Company, 1926.
First Illustrated Edition with date on title page. Large octavo. Mahlon Blaine dustjacket art and illustrations. Harsh and poetic stories of the poverty-stricken of London's Chinatown. Near Fine but for two small blindstamp addresses at endpapers in Very Good dustjacket, shallow chipping at spine ends, dime sized chip at top front panel.Item #24887
20.BYRNE, Donn.Destiny Bay.Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1949.
Reissue Sample Copy with dustjacket folded into rear and “Sample” label on back cover. Novel by Irish-American author, set in the lonely Destiny Bay in Ulster, a northern region of Ireland, involving a young man, his red-bearded uncle, his blind aunt, his cousin, the valet and butler, and a magnificent gypsy. Very Good with some fading to spine, light edge wear, top page ends with some soiling.Item #18612
21.BYRNE, Donn.The Wind Bloweth.London: Sampson Low, Marston and Co, .
Fifth Impression, circa 1920's. C. E. Brock dustjacket art. A contemporary reviewer writes: "Into it has gone much from his own rich storehouse of Irish folk lore and the warmth and beauty of imagination which is his Irish heritage." Near Fine in Very Good price clipped dustjacket.Item #30648
22.CAMPBELL, J. L.Face Value.New York: E. P. Dutton and Co., (1927).
First Edition. "Strange story of a lad who was born in a notorious house in Paris, and was caught in a maelstrom of warring values when he discovered that there was another world different from his own". Near Fine, but for signature markered out at front endpaper, in Very Good dustjacket, few shallow edge chips.Item #23652
23.CARFRAE, Elizabeth.Town Girl.London: Mills and Boon, Limited, (1935).
First Edition. A. M. dustjacket art. English country side set romance novel of a young woman who runs away from London and a married man to find herself in love with a farmer's son. Very Good, lending library stamp at front pastedown, some soiling and wear to cloth in Very Good dustjacket with few tiny chips.Item #21027
24.CASTLE, Agnes and Egerton.New Wine.New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1919.
First Edition. Love story in whcih an Irish peasant is lifted from poverty to wealth and position in England. Very scarce title. Very Good in Very Good dustjacket, two inch closed tear at lower rear panel, modest edge wear.Item #32697
25.CHASE, Beatrice.A Dartmoor Galahad.London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1923.
First Edition. A. P. W. dustjacket art. "When looking at the literature of Dartmoor there probably was no greater character as the author Olive Parr who wrote under the pen name of Beatrice Chase. A true Dartmoor lover, she campaigned vigorously for the preservation of its natural environment and people. A fellow writer, John Oxenham wrote a novel in which Beatrice Chase was the heroine, the book was called, ‘My Lady of the Moor’ and she simply adopted the title." Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket.Item #27877